The Jackie Robinson West Little League team was the toast of the town on Wednesday, as thousands of fans lined South Side streets and packed into Millennium Park to salute the national championship players and coaches who were the darlings of the Little League World Series.
It was June 26, 2012, when the rebirth began at Wrigley Field.
The Cubs aren’t ignoring the acquisition of young pitchers. They just haven’t had the right opportunity.
Acquiring pitching will be Chicago’s main offseason objective.
Javier Baez and Anthony Rizzo hit back-to-back home runs as the Chicago Cubs roughed up Kyle Lohse and the Milwaukee Brewers 4-2 on Wednesday night.
The Cubs have now shown they have money available to chase a big-name pitcher.
“I still don’t foresee Kris getting called up this year,” Theo Epstein says.
“I just have to … slow everything down,” Javy Baez says.
With a tragic past and vast potential, how are Cubs fans to find a middle ground nowadays?
The next 18 to 24 months will be spent chasing young pitching talent, Jed Hoyer says.
Jorge Soler is already on the 40-man roster, which makes him easier to promote, Theo Epstein said.
The calls are growing louder, but Cubs management isn’t budging from its plan.
These aren’t just pretty boy prospects the Cubs have amassed. They’ll battle you.
When will the Cubs’ young talent ascend to the major leagues? There are some hints.
Jed Hoyer also explained the position-switching options available for Cubs prospects.
Cubs executives are in control, while their Bulls counterparts are burdened by Derrick Rose.
The hometown kid from Northwest Indiana will no longer pitch for the Chicago Cubs. Jeff Samardzija was part of a six player deal that has now altered his and the teams direction for the near future.
By now, the Cubs front office has shown we can trust their evaluations.
By Bruce Levine- (CBS) – Multiple teams are double-teaming the Chicago Cubs with scouting coverage as the trading deadline grows closer. Numerous scouts from Boston, the New York Yankees, Toronto and San Francisco have watched […]
The 42-year-old Ramirez will serve as a player-coach.